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Is Sedation Freely Available?


I have a cracked back tooth and I am in a lot of pain. I also have a HUGE phobia of the needles used and to a lesser part the pain in general, is sedation freely available?
I just need some help and for someone to let me know. Thank you.

Needle phobia can be a very real barrier to getting the treatment you need.
IV Sedation is available, but that requires having a needle in your arm first, although lots of people can do ‘in the arm’ but not in the mouth.  You need to google Dentist/IV sedation/your area/your county
to see where you might find this service. Hope this helps, Jenny.

Answer provided by: Dr Jennifer Pinder Retired
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